Be Productive

    • Applying the Pareto Principle to Increase Your Productivity

      From ProBlogger expert Nicole Avery of Planning With Kids. The 80/20 principle, or the Pareto principle, is widely known and accepted in business. The principle asserts that a minority of causes or effort lead to a majority of the results, In business it can be easily seen in many areas: 80% of a company’s profits come from 20% of its customers 80% of a company’s sales ...

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    • How to Leverage the 80/20 Rule for Blogging Success

      This is a guest contribution from ProBlogger expert Jerry Low. You may have heard of the 80/20 rule – it was recognized as a concept more than a century ago. In modern times, the rule has been used to achieve a broad range of objectives, from economics to business management to better relationships to weight loss.

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    • My 6 Best Tips for Beating Blogger Overwhelm

      This is a guest contribution from ProBlogger Expert Kelly Exeter. It was the toaster that did it in the end. I’d been juggling work around school holidays. I had a book in its pre-launch phase. I was trying to figure out in which of my already tight days I could record four podcasts. And I was on deadline for two guest posts while trying to figure out what I’d write about for my own website.

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  • How Working Fewer Hours Can Increase Your Productivity

    … By ProBlogger Productivity Expert Nicole Avery. We live in a culture that assumes the more hours you work the more work you are doing. Stories are traded of working past midnight or working 10 hour days with no breaks with great pride and being sleep deprived due to work, is treated by many as a badge of honour. But is it productive? If you…

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  • Psychology’s Six Tips for Killer Confidence (and A Story About A Book)

    … By ProBlogger Expert Ellen Jackson. Believe you can and you’re half way there Theodore Roosevelt, allegedly. Once upon a time I decided to write and publish a book. I wasn’t a writer. I had no experience. I had no contacts in publishing. I had no idea really. I just really thought it would be great to write a book. Fast forward two years…

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  • The Science and Art of Batching to Increase Your Productivity

    … By ProBlogger Expert Nicole Avery. Batching is not a new idea, Darren wrote about how batch processing made him 10 times more productive back in 2008, but it is still a very powerful technique to improve your productivity. Batching refers to the process of using blocks of time for specific repetitive tasks where there is sole focus…

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  • Why My Blog Motto is “Done and Not Perfect”

    … By Lisa Corduff. I remember the deadlines at work. Meticulously making sure what I passed to my boss was of the highest quality. I remember expecting so much from myself and my output because there was judgement coming. A “good job” or “fix this up” or “rewrite please”. Working to KPI’s and other people’s expectations means you are always…

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  • How to Consistently Publish Great Content While On The Go

    … use them to stay productive and publish content consistently while I’m on the road. The best smartphone apps to track and publish content consistently 1. Google Apps – for all your online business needs A few years ago I started paying for Google Apps to have my own professional Gmail in addition to using Google Calendar, Google Analytics…

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  • ProBlogger Event Speakers Share Their Experience

    … By Grove Galligan. At this year’s 7th Annual ProBlogger Event, hundreds of bloggers will come together to network with each other and learn from over 30 speakers and subject matter experts. What separates those attending from those presenting is…. not much. Bloggers are speaking, and most of the speakers blog. The people up on stage have faced…

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  • 2x Your Blog Writing Productivity and Reduce Your Stress by Single-Tasking

    …, they can add up to large amounts when people switch repeatedly back and forth between tasks. Thus, multitasking may seem efficient on the surface but may actually take more time in the end and involve more error. Meyer has said that even brief mental blocks created by shifting between tasks can cost as much as 40 percent of someone’s productive…

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